Applications sought for over $25k in federal emergency food and shelter program funds

Ohio Heartland Community Action Commission, the local administrative agent for the Emergency Food and Shelter Program, has announced that Marion County will receive $25,627 in federal funding this year to supplement emergency food and shelter programs.

Local agencies that provide such services and want to apply for funding from the county’s program board will need to submit an application by June 8, 2018 at 3:00pm. To be eligible, an agency must be a private voluntary nonprofit or a unit of government; have an accounting system; practice nondiscrimination; have demonstrated a capability to deliver emergency food or shelter programs; and have a voluntary board, if organized as a private voluntary organization.

The local board will review the applications, determine where the funds would have the most influence and recommend that the money be distributed accordingly.

For an application or details, call OHCAC 1183 Bellefontaine Ave Marion, OH 43302, 740-383-2154.

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